Workers Have the Right to Cave-in Hazard Protection
A cave-in is a real possibility if there is no protection and workers should be aware of the specific type of protection they need to keep them safe.
Remember! Any Dig, Any Depth, Always Requires a Call to 811
Trenching and excavation hazards posed by striking buried underground utilities include property damage, injury, electrocutions and even explosions.
Always Call 811 Before Digging, Excavating or Trenching
Colors send a message, and they are important if you are putting anything bigger than garden trowel into the ground. Do you know what each color means?
Horizontal Directional Drilling Operations and Job Site Safety
Horizontal directional drilling can be a great solution for some excavation projects but there are still potential hazards and safety needs to remain a priority.
Learn More About OSHA Standards That Apply to Excavation
From putting a shovel into the ground to digging a trench, here is a review of some of the OSHA standards that apply to trenching and excavation.